SCIENTIFIC SUPPORT FOR EVIDENCE BASED MEDIUMSHIP, LIFE AFTER PHYSICAL DEATH AND AFTER DEATH COMMUNICATION
Updated: July 21, 2001
This list of links has been reviewed (each site read carefully) and selected because in some way it helps to provide scientific support for the existence of religious beliefs concerning resurrection, eternal life and the existence of spirit, as well as help support scientifically all genuine evidence-based mediumship and the concept of life after physical death and after death communication.
There are primarily two broad sectors which of necessity must converge to provide this scientific support: The Physical Sciences which includes mainly physics and its branches and the Social Sciences which mainly involves psychology and the study of consciousness. The so-called more tangible sciences such as biology and chemistry deal primarily with the here and now so that this field falls outside their purview and one cannot always expect them to provide any support for the concept of life after physical death.
The objective of this listing is to place in one cohesive place all the literature and scientific work that has taken place.
No claims are made with respect to these findings. Readers can use this material to make up their own minds or draw their own conclusions. Some of this work is hotly debated and others are contested by colleagues or skeptics, both of the closed and open minded type. Of the two types of behavioral thought, open mindedness is more in line with the spirit of true scientific inquiry. Close mindedness has been associated throughout history with denial of many important advances that were made in spite of this kind of objection. Some advances may’ve been successfully stymied by close minded objection but it is often impossible to say what they are or what they would’ve been.
This site covers materials only related to the scientific support for evidence based mediumship, life after death or eternal life, and the ability to communicate with the consciousness of those who have crossed over from a physical to a so-called spiritual existence. It does not presuppose the validity of any other kind of so-called “psi” experiences although these may be related to this phenomena. Out of necessity evidence derived from physics, astrophysics, quantum physics and related fields which support the notion of parallel universes or dimensions are therefore included as these provide the basis for locality of energy embodying the consciousness of those who have died in this physical universe or dimension.
This site is strictly non-commercial. There are no hidden agendas, no books, classes, services, equipment or workshops to sell, and no request for funding of any kind. However, some of these links may contain that kind of material. This site has no participation in these. There are no back links or commission programs; this site maintain its editorial integrity and summarily rejects all offers for advertising or pay per clicks. We do not retain the e-mail addresses of visitors andprovide this information to any third party. However, no one can control what is done with this information once you link onto ongoing sites.
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Omitting any links or websites may’ve been due to the fact that we were either unaware of them or because they did not fit the precise criteria of what is included here. Please e-mail us if you have a site which you feel fits here. The organizers of this site reject the notion of supernatural (this is natural), parapsychology (this is psychology) and paranormal (this is normal). We do not deny the fact that organized mainstream and many non-mainstream faiths have recognized and supported resurrection and eternal life for millennia but we believe the organizers of these religions were tapping into the physical and psychological phenomena that are now being defined in secular terms. We urge religionists of any faith to continue in their beliefs but perhaps to do so with the knowledge that there may be both religious as well as secular or scientific reasons for their beliefs. Skeptics of any ilk are urged to continue to unmask and police fraudulent mediums and practitioners of so-called supernatural or paranormal phenomena but to recognize that the existence of charlatans, fakers and fraudulent practitioners does not provide sufficient cause for the a priori rejection of all phenomena associated with this field. We also urge open minded individuals to continue to play devil’s advocate (no pun intended) and to debate, contest or question this kind of information so that it can either be made stronger and more defensible or be dismissed on scientifically valid grounds.
THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Philosophical Freedom/Life After Death
site is published by Michael Roll in England. Reviewers should at the
very least read the articles and correspondence sections completely.
Michael’s campaign is directed against government controlled TV
media in the U.K. which apparently censures or censors debate and
presentation of scientific evidence of the type presented here.
Textbook from Dr. Victor Zammit
in Sydney, Australia
is a long, multi-chaptered site that
provides interesting reading. It covers both evidence based physical and
mental mediumship and couples that with scientific underpinnings. It
provides an excellent introduction to this field on historical as well
as current grounds. This
text will be updated within the next week or so and we will provide
updated URL at that time.
On-Line text of the book Beyond the Physical-A Synthesis of Science and Occultism in Light of Fractals, Chaos and Quantum Theory by Dr. Donald DeGracia.
Although DeGracia's book only briefly touches upon the issue of survival in all this he makes an important case for the existence of related phenomena that needs to be addressed by science.
A Paradigm Shift from
the Supernatural to the Natural
is an online essay by medium Marlene M. Hanna. It appears on a
commercial online magazine but provides an interesting point of view of
a medium who has come around to a more scientific way of thinking about
what she does in her work.
BBC Science News Reports – April 2000 and April 2001
Here are two reports from BBC Science News Service. The first one contains information reporting that scientists studying telescopic pictures have definitely concluded the universe is flat, not curved. The second one, built somewhat on this finding, posits the existence of parallel universes and dimensions. Some scientists working on this area and its relation to the survival of the consciousness are not so sure this supports this. However, looking at this as an over-simplification may be necessary.
If the universe is expanding, and if there are 11 dimensions rather than the three we know here plus time (4th), then at the very least this provides the locality so fervently reported to us by mediums where their spirit communicators reside. Anyway read the reports and file the information for further consideration.
the Flat Universe Proven
Parallel Universes (dimensions), The M-Theory and Big-Bang
Quantum Consciousness by Dr. Stuart Hameroff (University of Arizona)
and the Theory of Relativity by Albert Einstein
Click on: http://survivalscience.50megs.com/ether-einstein.htm (local text)
Holographic Theory for Eternal Life and After Death Communication
Debby's West's On-Line essay on Holographic Communication Theory
Michael Talbot's book "The Holographic Universe" - Here are a few reviews
Nature's Mind: The
Quantum Hologram by Edgar Mitchell, Sc. D.
physicists working in quantum physics have tried to tie the superstring
theory to some of this phenomena. Some of this is way beyond us, but the
simulated illustrations have reminded a number of mediums and others of
“visions” they have had. They never saw these pictures before, and
only had the recall after they were shown to them.
decide for yourself how this can be related.
more on String Theory and M-Theory:
Extrasenory Perception of Subatomic Particles: Historical Evidence
Phenomena (EVP) and Instrumental Transcommunication
is a worldwide body of researchers who are working on the problem of
establishing electronic communication with
This work has been inspired by early findings of this nature that
are related. We have chosen a number of the most interesting of these
sites. This field can be further explored by connecting with onward
links. There are also sound files on some of these sites which can be
Instrumental Contact With the Dead
The Ghost in the Machine (Psychic Journal)
checking the archives of this website will reveal many more interesting
articles as well)
Transcommunication Research: University of Western Ontario
(tip: this abstract is included among the abstract book for the Tucson conference on Consciousness; back and forward linking will open up many other abstracts on the subject of consciousness research. Since this is a big document of continuous abstracts you may have to search this site for this paper)
The Alpha Mystery
Association of Electronic Voice Phenomena
Association for Transcommunication Research (English Version Available)
National Association of Transcommunication – Brazil (English Version Available)
Ark Society – Dedicated to Physical Mediumship has an interesting
introduction to EVP
there are many other interesting articles on this website though not
necessarily related to the objectives of this
Spiritweb article by American EVP Researcher Mark Macy
Here’s an FAQ Type Article on EVP that is pretty well done as well
a brief article by Dr. Michael Daniels on his website Psychic Stunts,
an article on EVP by Alex Cavallari, NYS Director of Skywatch
Here’s A webarticle from Belgium on EVP but in English
And an article from the World ITC organization (Mark Macy)
And a journalistic piece on EVP from a paranormal magazine
The Physics of Immortality (book Review) by Frank Tipler
Unseen Dimensions Can Explain Weakness of Gravity
The Physics of Trance Channeling
article from the Psychic Journal of interest here:
University of Arizona
Study on Accuracy in Mediumship Readings
a case for evidence-based mediumship.
Gary Schwartz and colleagues at the University of Arizona have conducted
a number of trials to determine the accuracy of what they call
anomalous communications (with spirits) using well known mediums:
G. Anderson, J. Edward, S.Northrop,
L. Campbell and
A. Gehman. The full first study was published
in the Journal of the Society of Psychical Research in England in
can be obtained from them or one might also try writing or e-mailing Dr
Schwartz at email@example.com
for a reprint or e-mail
version of the article. With the permission of Dr. Schwartz, you can
download this document (size 95k) in zipped Word format (.doc) by clicking
are some related websites including a copy of the abstract online:
Potential Medium to Departed to Medium Communication of Pictorial Information: Exploratory Evidence Consistent with Psi and Survival of Consciousness (1999)
in Local Press:
Responses to criticism regarding the Unversity of
Arizona experiments (Dr. Schwartz to James Randi)
Visit Dr. Schwartz’ Lab: Human Energy Systems Laboratory-University of Arizona
Theory of Enformed Systems/James Clerk Maxwell Project
Susy Smith Project
Click on: http://www.afterlifecodes.com/
Visit the Tucson II Conference (1998) and scan the abstracts for areas of interest.
The Challenge of Consciousness Research by Dr. Brian Josephson
Can Physics Provide a Theory of Consciousness?
Can the Consciousness Survive (death)? A collection of useful links. Pick and choose carefully.
The Roots of Consciousness by Dr. J. Mishlove
An online textbook that draws attention to areas where consciousness studies and physics merge.
Consciousness: Aiming at Measurements by James E. Whinnery, Ph. D., M.D.
(Dept of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, West Texas A&M
Spirit Visions and
Nonlocal Reality by Melvin L. Morse, M.D.
Hypnosis and Past Lives Regression and Past Lives of Young Children
the major researchers in the field of reincarnation and past lives
regression hypnosis are Dr. Ian Stevenson and Dr. Michael Newton. Here
are their websites:
Dr. Ian Stevenson and Colleagues at the University of Virginia:
Dr. Michael Newton:
Click on: http://www.near-death.com/newton.html
Carol Bowman's Children's Past Lives:
An online article by Dr. Stevenson from University of Virginia
A case of spontaneous hypnotherapy regression
Click on: http://www.backwardglances.co.uk/
REMOTE VIEWING, NEAR DEATH AND OUT-OF-BODY EXPERIENCES (RV, NDEs and OBEs)
CRV Manual - Remote Viewing Manual outlining the CRV structure developed by Ingo Swann, utilized by the Army's 'psychic spy' unit
Click on: http://www.crvmanual.com/
Charles T. Tart Articles on OBEs
Charles T. Tart, Ph.D., a Core Faculty member of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, is internationally known for his psychological work on the nature of consciousness (particularly altered states of consciousness), as one of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology, and for his research in scientific parapsychology.
A Psychophysiological Study of Out-of-the-Body Experiences in a Selected Subject
A Second Psychophysiological Study of Out-of-the-Body Experiences in a Gifted Subject
A Further Psychophysiological Study of Out-of-the-Body Experiences in a Gifted Subject, Robert A. Monroe
Six Studies of Out-of-the-Body Experiences
Partial List of Scientists Supporting Survival Research
University of Virginia - Staff Articles on Reincarnation and Paranormal Occurrences
the Survival Research Paradigm by Michael Grosso